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9/17/14, 4:59 PM -

Expect minor traffic delays from the Fall Classic 5K Sunday, Sept. 21 between 9-11:30 a.m., at Sidney St. and corner of Franklin St.
Sidney St will be closed from Green St to Pacific St from 9-11:30 a.m. See route details.

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  • 8:00 AM, September 19, 2014

    PARKing Day 2014

    In our third annual celebration of PARK(ing) Day, we are looking to engage dozens of community organizations, businesses, and City departments in transforming parking spots into something else for the day. Want to host a spot?

  • 10:00 AM, September 20, 2014

    Free Public Shredding Day

    Residents can to safely dispose of unwanted records and documents

  • 11:00 AM, September 20, 2014

    Curiosity Day at the Cambridge Public Library

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, WGBH, The World’s Only Curious George Store, and the Cambridge Public Library invite you to a free, fun-filled family event. Meet Curious George and the Man with the Yellow Hat. Sing “Happy Birthday” to Curious George at noon. Story readings, songs, and arts-and-crafts

  • 11:00 AM, September 20, 2014

    Danehy Park Family Day

    Enjoy a fun-filled day of children's amusement rides, arts and crafts, music and roving performers and much more.

  • 11:00 AM, September 20, 2014

    Danehy Park Family Day

    Enjoy a fun-filled day of children's amusement rides, arts and crafts, music and roving performers, plus free hot dogs, chips, sodas and T-shirts while supplies last! Check out performances throughout the day at the children's stage

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What's New in Cambridge

  • Cambridge City Hall

    2014 Citizen Survey

    In its ongoing efforts to identify ways to better serve the community, the City of Cambridge will be conducting its biennial Citizen Survey Sept. 8-26.

  • BWorkshop

    Affordable Rental & Homeownership Programs Info. Session Sept. 18

    Learn about the City's affordable rental and homeownership programs Thursday, Sept. 18, 6-8 p.m., at Lincoln Way Community Room, 100 Lincoln Way, Cambridge.

  • Cambridge Shred Day

    Free Public Shredding Day Saturday Sept. 20

    Residents can safely dispose of unwanted records and documents at a free public shredding event Saturday, Sept. 20, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., in front of Central Square Post Office, 770 Mass. Ave., Cambridge.

  • Cambridge Discovery Day

    Cambridge Discovery Day Historical Tours Saturday, Sept. 20

    Explore Cambridge on this day-long program of free tours and events throughout the city. Participation is easy: pick your tours, meet experienced guides at the starting locations – and off you go.

  • Repair Cafe

    Cambridge Repair Cafe Event Sept. 27

    Do you have a chair with a loose leg, a toaster that no longer works, or even a sweater with moth holes? Don't throw it away. You can repair it at Cambridge Repair Café Saturday, Sept. 27, 10am-2pm, at Cambridge Community Center, 5 Callender St.

  • Cambridge City Hall

    Vacancies on Cambridge Boards and Commissions

    The City of Cambridge encourages involvement by residents in the decision-making process through participation on various volunteer boards and commissions. Currently, we are seeking to fill a vacancy on the Cambridge Conservation Commission.

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    City Installing New LED Streetlights

    Over the coming months, Cambridge residents will start to see the old style streetlights systematically replaced with new LED lights.

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Visiting City Hall

Cambridge City Hall

795 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge MA, 02139
Ph: 617-349-4000
TTY: 617-349-4242

Hours of Service

Monday: 8:30am-8pm
Tuesday-Thursday: 8:30am-5pm
Friday: 8:30am-12pm

Richard C. Rossi
City Manager

Lisa C. Peterson
Deputy City Manager